Grow |  What to Sow in September

Grow | What to Sow in September

  I’m taking a little break from the Six on Saturday posts this week to have a look at what you can sow in September. I’m focusing mostly on veg I can grow in the greenhouse over winter but I...
Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

Grow | Of Flowers & Harvests

I’m sitting here in my dressing gown at 6 am as I type this morning. I’m beside an open window and the room is filled with the sound of the beach and nature waking up all around. It is very …
Grow | Six on Saturday- Goodbye July

Grow | Six on Saturday- Goodbye July

It’s funny to be saying goodbye to July when it feels like my garden is just coming alive after the rain. Apparently, we are in for some gloomy weather ahead which makes me worried about blight. This week in the …
Grow | Six on Saturday

Grow | Six on Saturday

This Six on Saturday is going to be short and sweet. After 8 years, we lost our bunny Berry this morning. All the images for this week are unedited and as shot and are a snapshot of what is happening …
Grow | Six on Saturday -Windswept

Grow | Six on Saturday -Windswept

This week’s garden post has taken a bit of a turn thanks to storm Hector and my garden went from a place of paradise to a windswept emergency overnight. I had staked what I could but losses occurred and it’s...
Grow | Cottage Greenhouse in June

Grow | Cottage Greenhouse in June

I can’t believe it’s time for another garden blog post. This week’s post is especially for Lisa and it is a tour of the greenhouse in June. I should explain that my greenhouse is a 6ft x 10ft structure with...
Grow | Six on Saturday

Grow | Six on Saturday

I’m a little late to the Six on Saturday party which is hosted by the one and only, The Propagator. As the blossoms are beginning to fade around here and well, life in the cottage is pretty bleak I thought...
Grow | Only Yew

Grow | Only Yew

Some of you are wondering why I have been so quiet and the answer is complicated. We have been quite ill and then we both have heavy workloads at the moment and so we took Easter to catch up on …
Grow | Holding On and Letting Go

Grow | Holding On and Letting Go

Gardening is deeply personal. One person can see weeds, the wrong plant in the wrong place or wildflower chaos while another can view the same garden and see beautiful jewels and treasures within herbaceous borders. Embracing this difference is what...
Grow | Autumn Harvest

Grow | Autumn Harvest

  Over the summer I have been craving a slower pace of life. I found myself desperately falling over myself to keep up with the cottage gardening jobs but never getting the time to actually enjoy being in the garden....
Grow | Local

Grow | Local

Sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against you and I’m having one of those weeks where I’m being pulled along with gentle nods here and there that I’m right where I should be. It’s an odd feeling because...

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